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  1. A high-rise red-light district in HK's shopping heart

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... red-light district, police said prostitution was legal in Hong Kong, but that soliciting, living off the earnings of a prostitute or controlling a woman for the purpose of prostitution was not. ... of each floor. Similar buildings can be found in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui and elsewhere in Kowloon. Each functions as a self-contained red-light district. 'There are many buildings in Hong Kong ...

  2. Smaller developers to profit from lack of projects in district

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Big players in the Hong Kong office market are electing to lease rather than sell their grade A office space in East Kowloon, and the strategy may present an opportunity ... expected to drop because of the uncertain economic outlook and plentiful new supply coming on stream in the district. At Telford Plaza in Kowloon Bay, which is supported by both end-users ...

  3. Hong Kong's finest toys set to take centre stage in museum

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang From cap guns, to dolls, to matchbox cars- old Hong Kong-made toys are set to be dusted down and put on display in an exhibition that will rekindle fond childhood memories for many and pave the way for the creation of a toy museum in the city. A group of veteran toy manufacturers, a toy collector and the government-funded Hong Kong Vocational Training Council ...

  4. Hong Kong hubs a new blueprint for Chinese cities

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... founded by Lu's father, are the urban planners behind the redevelopment of an urban district on the outskirts of Shanghai. Lu hopes it will emulate the success of Hong Kong ... Toh Han Shih Urban designers believe mainland China should adopt the Japanese and Hong Kong model of creating independent urban hubs connected by rail in order to make its cities more ...

  5. Beijing company looks for Hong Kong investors

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of high rental yields will lure Hong Kong investors to its first solely commercial project. Soho China has teamed up with Centaline Property Agency to sell commercial space in its SOHO Shang Du project in Beijing to Hong Kong investors. SOHO Shang Du is a 170,000 square metre development that consists of 270 shops and 450 offices in Beijing's central business district ...

  6. Aberdeen hotel stays in Cheung Kong plan

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong The developer is bullish on the industry and is negotiating the land premium Cheung Kong (Holdings) is pressing on with a hotel project in Aberdeen, despite the likelihood ... for a 24-storey office building instead. Kerry Properties has abandoned plans for a hotel at Enterprise Square Five in Kowloon Bay in favour of a shopping arcade. Nonetheless, Cheung Kong, which paid ...

  7. Hong Kong bent rule of law for silver medallists

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cultural district is one of the rare times that we should applaud the government. Its vision for an arts and cultural hub for Hong Kong is poised to boost our standing as a world-class city. Hong ... also bewildered by senior government officials' statements that they are proud of the result, which showed a rise in the standard of sports in Hong Kong. Are they aware of media reports ...

  8. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment buys HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song AID Partners Capital, a Hong Kong-based buyout firm focusing on the entertainment and media industry, has bought HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore as well as operating licences ...

  9. Business - Companies - BROKERAGE

    KBW to close Hong Kong office after sale

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com KBW set to close down in Hong Kong after sale Securities firm Keefe Bruyette & Woods is in the process of closing its operations in Hong Kong and Tokyo ... bank focused on the financial services industry. The company is yet to settle the severance for its Asian employees, but is expected to close its Hong Kong and Tokyo offices by the end ...

  10. Golf course for cultural district site

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Sun Hung Kai Properties is building a nine-hole golf course at the West Kowloon Cultural District site. The Lands Department last month awarded a short-term tenancy contract ... will expire at the end of next year, after which the contract will be renewed on a quarterly basis. The property giant has teamed up with Cheung Kong Holdings to bid for the West Kowloon Cultural ...




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